Larry Ellison Quotes

29 Larry Ellison quotes:

"Siebel is the categorical leader [in CRM] and understands it better than anyone else on the planet, ... This action makes building Fusion products easier not harder."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others."
"Bill Gates wants people to think he's Edison, when he's really Rockefeller. Referring to Gates as the smartest man in America isn't right... wealth isn't the same thing as intelligence."
"I have had all of the disadvantages required for success."
"It's Microsoft versus mankind, with Microsoft having only a slight lead."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Mankind Quotes
"Our goal is very simply to become the desktop for e-businesses."
"When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts."
"Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build."
"It also strengthens our No. 1 positions in the application business in North America. And it moves us closer to our goal of being No. 1 in applications globally."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I've never experienced anything remotely like this. It's been a very emotional experience to get here. This is not what this is supposed to be about. A lot of us are upset."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Experience Quotes
"Apple needs to worry about doing something different. It's back to innovation and creativity."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"They are the only ones who destroyed the most innovative company in Silicon Valley in the past decade -- Netscape Communications, ... They paid people not to ship Netscape's browser. They're special."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Company Quotes
"We will still be enormously profitable and by far the most profitable enterprise software company,"
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Company Quotes
"What Microsoft is doing is patently illegal. Think about it. If you want to build computers, you've got to ask Bill's permission, ... If Bill wanted to triple the price on Windows, what would you do? You'd pay; you wouldn't have any choice."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Computers Quotes
"I hope they can amend the constitution to let Bill Clinton run again... I'm very fond of Bill Clinton personally... the world's going to miss him. He's gifted, bright, charming and charismatic."
"Its all wrong, ... Lots of little computers are a terrible idea, you can't see the big picture because it's been you know, sliced and diced and it's stored in so many different locations. We've fragmented this information. It's impossible to know what's going on."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Computers Quotes
"All the information about you as a patient would be in one spot, ... The idea here is to stop collecting paper."
"Twenty minutes compared to never, that's a lot. Our customer, the (U.S.) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), would get very upset (if) somebody looks in their database,"
"What they're doing is not the least bit subtle. The result of all the innovation will be bankruptcy for Netscape,"
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Innovation Quotes
"If we had made less than 12 cents in operating income, we would have had to warn. We didn't warn."
Author: Ellison Quotes Category: Income Quotes

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